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sententia

noun sen·ten·tia \sen-ˈten(t)-sh(ē-)ə\
plural sen·ten·ti·ae\-shē-ˌē\

Definition of SENTENTIA

:  aphorism —usually used in plural
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Examples of SENTENTIA

  1. <a handbook of sententiae and advice for those about to enter the state of matrimony>

Origin of SENTENTIA

Latin, literally, feeling, opinion
First Known Use: 1917

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